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Boy Names That Start With C

Boy Names That Start With C

Boy names that start with C are the third most populous group by initial, following J and A. C names for boys have been dominated for decades by Christopher and Charles.

Along with Charles and Christopher, C names for boys in the US Top 100 include Carter, Caleb, Connor, and Christian. British parents prefer short form Charlie, which ranks among the Top 20 boys' names in England and Wales.

International forms of Charles are popular internationally, with Carlo the top C name for boys in Germany and Carlos the highest-ranking in Spain.

But other C names for boys are popular around the world. Côme is the top-ranking C name for boys in France, while in Italy it's (surprisingly) Christian.

Unique C-starting names for your baby boy include many appealing choices that start with either the hard or the soft C sound, from Cassius to Cyrus, Clancy to Chance.

Here, our full selection of boy names that start with C, ordered by their current popularity on Nameberry. You also might want to check out our lists of Girl Names That Start With CUnisex Names That Start With C, or our full list of Names That Start With C.

  1. CaspianHeart
    • Origin:

      Place name
    • Meaning:

      "white"
  2. CalebHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "devotion to God"
  3. CassiusHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "hollow"
  4. CyrusHeart
    • Origin:

      Persian
    • Meaning:

      "sun"
  5. CassianHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin, variation of Cassius
    • Meaning:

      "hollow"
  6. CallumHeart
    • Origin:

      Scottish form of Columba, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "dove"
  7. CasperHeart
    • Origin:

      Dutch form of Jasper, Persian
    • Meaning:

      "bringer of treasure"
  8. CosmoHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek, Italian, English
    • Meaning:

      "order, beauty"
  9. CasimirHeart
    • Origin:

      Polish, Slavic
    • Meaning:

      "destroyer of peace"
  10. CharlieHeart
    • Origin:

      English, diminutive of Charles
    • Meaning:

      "free man"
  11. CillianHeart
    • Origin:

      Irish
    • Meaning:

      "war strife or church"
  12. CaiusHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "rejoice"
  13. ColeHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "swarthy, coal black"
  14. ChristopherHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek and Latin
    • Meaning:

      "bearer of Christ"
  15. CalvinHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "bald, hairless"
  16. CooperHeart
    • Origin:

      English occupational name
    • Meaning:

      "barrel maker"
  17. CalixHeart
    • Origin:

      Male variation of Calixta or Latin
    • Meaning:

      "chalice"
  18. CedricHeart
    • Origin:

      Celtic
    • Meaning:

      "bounty"
  19. CormacHeart
    • Origin:

      Irish
    • Meaning:

      "charioteer"
  20. CarterHeart
    • Origin:

      English occupational name
    • Meaning:

      "transporter of goods by cart"